Farming

Farming

Farming
Welcome to this group for all farmers and anyone with an interest in farming. Read our blog to see how we're working with farmers and to find out where you can meet us at events.
Latest blog posts
  • My season among the curlew

    There was something magical about that first curlew of spring. As I peered into the low morning sun, the bird's long legs and gently curving bill were outlined in silver. It picked its way elegantly across the field, probing into the grass, each...
  • Brexit - what does the future hold for farming?

    Posted on behalf of Senior Policy Officer Tom Lancaster We’re often told by politicians at Westminster that ‘Brexit means Brexit’; but what does Brexit actually mean, and what does it mean for farming, land use and nature? Cattle...
  • New plans for Farm Wildlife

    A new and updated plan for arable farms has been developed by the Farm Wildlife partnership, and is now available on the website - www.farmwildlife.info . This plan brings together the knowledge and expertise of all the partners involved in the project...
  • A round up of our summer show season for 2016

    August heralds the winding down of show season for us, and this year has been as busy as ever for the agriculture team. We’ve been all over the UK to talk about nature-friendly farming, and it’s a great way for us to catch up with friends...
  • Hope Farm: the return of the fat bird of the barley

    Regular readers of this blog will be well aware of the fantastic success that we have had at Hope Farm with increasing key farmland breeding bird populations since 2000: skylarks quadrupled, linnets quintupled, yellowhammers doubled, lapwings, yellow...
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